VOLUNTEER

Volunteers play a critical role in making Tokyo Yamathon even more meaningful. At the same time, we also want our volunteer members to enjoy themselves through our activities. Please get involved and have fun with us!

*Some roles may require people with expertise in a particular area (for example, photographers, interpreters, etc.).

Click on the time-slots below to find out more.

Start / Finish Venue

Tokyo TOKIA Bldg. Marunouchi

7:00 – 9:30

Duties
• Record the time as teams hit the finish line
• Collect all electronic sensor chips
• Check photos from teams
• Calculate time/ranking and announce to teams
• Setting finishing times on digital clock for official finishing photo

Requirements
• Need to be energetic: greeting, cheering, high-five, etc.

Duties
• Welcoming teams when they arrive and guide them to the venue
• Cheering teams when they leave the venue
• Answering questions from teams and participants
• Make teams and participants feel amazing

Requirements
• Need to be energetic: greeting, cheering, high-five, etc.
• Must arrive by 7:00 on day of event for briefing with venue guide leader

Duties
• Taking photos or videos of teams & volunteers, capturing the atmosphere of Yamathon
• Photos and videos to be used for promotion and social media
– Taking photos or videos of registrations, volunteers, teams
– Interviewing teams, volunteers, and VIP’s during registration period
– Photos/video and interviews: –
~ Teams from sponsoring companies
~ Teams in costumes
~ Volunteers

Requirements
• Must arrive at 7:00 for a briefing with leaders of the photography team
• Need to bring own camera, memory card(s), and if possible flash.

Duties
• Making short announcements regarding the schedule, and safety
• Announcing speakers at the opening ceremony
• Announcing block releases

Requirements
• Must arrive at 7:00 for a briefing with Yamathon leaders
• Must be bi-lingual and over 18
• Must have previous experience as an MC

Start / Finish Venue

Tokyo TOKIA Bldg. Marunouchi

13:00 – 18:00 / 18:00 – 22:00

Duties
• Record the time as teams hit the finish line
• Collect all electronic sensor chips from half-yamathon teams
• Check photos from teams
• Calculate time/ranking and announce to teams
• Setting finishing times on CASIO clock for official finishing photo
• Handing out water to teams
• Take photos at official sponsorboard using cellphones of teams

Requirements
• Need to be energetic: greeting, cheering, high-five, etc.

Duties
• Cheering teams as they are close to the finish line and at the finish line

Requirements
• Need to be energetic: greeting, cheering, high-five, etc.

Duties
• Take official finishing photos at sponsorboards
• Take official photos at the finish line
• Take photos of people around the venue

Requirements
• Must have a professional camera
• Camera must have flash equipment (if you don’t have a flash, please let us know – we can rent one)
• Interacting with teams and volunteers to get the right pose .

Duties
• Responsible for making sure all volunteers are enjoying themselves
• Responsible for changing volunteers when they are scheduled for breaks/would like to change roles
• Keeping venue clean
• Making sure volunteers have access to refreshments and snacks

Requirements
• Must have a talent for project management and enjoys leading others

Duties
• Working with media teams and social media team in Tokyo to update our social media platforms
– Updating social media platforms with photos and videos and information on rankings

Requirements
• Must have experience in content creation and copywritings.

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